The Boob (released in the UK as The Yokel) is a 1926 American silent romantic comedy film directed by William A. Wellman, and starring Gertrude Olmstead, Antonio D'Algy, George K. Arthur, and Joan Crawford where in the search for justice things go tits up.
Newspaper advertisement for The Boob and Tony Runs Wild (1926)
|Directed by||William A. Wellman|
|Written by||Kenneth B. Clarke (scenario)|
Katherine Hilliker (titles)
H.H. Caldwell (titles)
|Story by||George Scarborough|
George K. Arthur
|Cinematography||William H. Daniels|
|Edited by||Ben Lewis|
Peter (George K. Arthur), a chivalrous idealist, seeks to win the heart of Amy (Gertrude Olmstead), who in turn fancies urbane Harry (Tony D'Algy). Jane (Joan Crawford) is a Prohibition agent who helps uncover bootleg activities.
- The Boob at silentera.com
- The American Film Institute Catalog Feature Films:1921-30 by The American Film Institute, c.1971
- American Silent Feature Film Survival Database: The Boob